Author Archives: admin

Stay painfree in the Garden

Gardening although not considered a sport, is a physical activity.  As such it can give rise to pain if not performed correctly.  At the Motion Physio Clinic we commonly see people with back, neck or knee pain after overenthusiastically tackling … Continue reading

Posted in Lifestyle Tips | Leave a comment

Physiotherapy & care of your neck

  Most people can expect to experience some neck pain in their lifetime.  It is not always possible to identify the exact cause of neck pain but 99% of the time it is not serious and for the majority of … Continue reading

Posted in Back & Neck | Leave a comment

The Benefits of swimming

Swimming is an exercise that I recommend time and time again at the clinic.  Due to the low impact nature of swimming and that you will be in a heated pool, it is great for all my patients with pain, … Continue reading

Posted in Lifestyle Tips | Leave a comment


The Pilates technique was originally created by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900’s, and it remains one of the most popular movement techniques in the world today.  The principals of Pilates are breath, centering, control, precision and routine, they make it one of the best exercise … Continue reading

Posted in Back & Neck, Lifestyle Tips, Physio Treatments | Leave a comment

New Year, New You…….Is physiotherapy for you?

Chartered Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession which aims to restore wellbeing following injury, pain or disability.  We help you to maximise mobility and functional ability throughout all life stages.  Chartered Physiotherapy has a scientific basis and takes a holistic approach … Continue reading

Posted in Lifestyle Tips | Leave a comment

What is a muscle tear, strain or pull?

At Motion Physio Clinic we treat many soft tissue injuries.  These refer to injuries of the muscles, tendons (which attach muscle to bone), ligaments (which attach bone to bone) and nerves. A muscle tear, strain or pull refers to damage … Continue reading

Posted in Lifestyle Tips, Physio Treatments, Sports Injuries, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Rotator Cuff Injuries

The rotator cuff is a term for a collection of small muscles located around your shoulder blade which insert onto the top of the arm.  They help move and stabilise your shoulder joint.  These muscles come together to form a … Continue reading

Posted in Shoulder | Leave a comment

Tech Neck

There has been a recent increase in presentation of neck and back pain due to overuse of mobile devices.  I first encountered this type of pain a few years ago when a gentleman came into the clinic in January with … Continue reading

Posted in Back & Neck, Work shouldn't hurt | Leave a comment


‘What can I say….but you’re just the best.  My knees are back working perfectly again, thank you so much’  John, Naas. ‘Avril is a brilliant Physio, an expert in her profession. I have been attending Motion Physio Clinic and I … Continue reading

Posted in Physio Treatments | Leave a comment

Keeping your New Years Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, where we think about the year ahead and ways to improve things in our life.  The big resolution for many people is starting to exercise regularly.

Posted in Lifestyle Tips | Leave a comment